[Fontconfig] Nimbus Sans L Condensed

Bob Tennent rdtennent at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 5 07:35:10 PST 2008

 >|Web designers can use the CSS font-stretch property although no
 >|browser I know of will apply it. It would be used as such:
 >|style="font-stretch: condensed", or  style="font-stretch: narrower"
 >|with font-family: Nimbus Sans L.
 >|The lack of support for this CSS property has already been reported for Mozilla:

Thanks. It seems that implementing font-stretch is not high-priority.
This bug report dates back to 1999. 

Would it be possible to create in a fonts.conf an alias "condensed" that
would match :family="Nimbus Sans L":width=75, and could be specified as
a font-family in a css style?

Bob T.

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